Hotel des Mille Collines by Kempinski is one of the most luxurious hotels in Kigali Rwanda. Located along 2KN 6th Ave, Kigali, this 5 star luxury hotel features 112 hotel rooms which are decorated to blend into their earthy surroundings. Hotel des Mille Collines is set in Rwanda’s capital city: Kigali. It is a four-star international hotel set in large gardens in downtown Kigali. The hotel gained much of its notoriety from its role within the feature film, Hotel Rwanda. As within the film, the hotel attracts a distinctly business clientele, however its base in the city centre means it is a good base from which tourists can explore.

Enjoy a selection of rooms for guests looking to stay. Each of the Mille Collines’ rooms have private bathrooms, satellite televisions, PC hook-ups and with most of the standard hotel amenities. The rooms are spacious while not being luxurious, they offer a great base to explore the city or for a comfortable overnight stop.

The Hotel provides its leisure and business guests with most convenient services and facilities to ensure a most comfortable stay in Rwanda. It has a large swimming pool and a fitness suite, but these added luxuries will only be a minor distraction from the markets and interesting sights of the city. There is also a restaurant offering French and international cuisine and two bars offering local products as well as international drinks in the cocktail lounge.

Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, is a tranquil, cosmopolitan city offering visitors and travelers a wide range of cultural diversions and entertainment. With Kigali being in the centre of Rwanda, with most main roads leading to and from it, it is quite likely that an extended visit to the country could see you spend a night there. If a one night stop-over is necessary, then a visit to Kigali’s new and insightful Genocide Museum is highly recommended. Not only does it detail the history of Rwanda’s genocide, but also documents the history of genocide around the world, creating a very moving experience. Most visitors who go for gorilla safaris in Rwanda always start their trips with a city tour to the Kigali Genocide Memorial site so that they can get a brief history of Rwanda.

The unique attributes which make The Hotel des Mille Collines one of very best hotels is largely due to its endless views combined top notch food and service ensuring your holiday is a memorable one. In many countries, we probably wouldn’t even mention a hotel like this for our travellers. However, here it’s an attractive option, worth considering, because it offers standards of comfort that are relatively uncommon in hotels elsewhere in Rwanda.

Hotel Mille Collines is liked by many leisure travelers and holiday makers who go to Rwanda to embark on several adventures that include gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park, game viewing in the vast Akagera National Park, primates watching and canopy walks in Nyungwe Forest National Park and more adventures. Other attractions in Rwanda include the Genocide Memorials, the Genocide Museum, Lake Kivu etc.!

When it comes to comfortable accommodation in the Wilderness, Rwandan Lodges are among the best in Africa. Are you planning to go on a wildlife safari in the Akagera National Park. Stay for less at the new upgraded Akagera Game Lodge, a must visit while on a Rwanda safari through the only savanna park of Rwanda.

Akagera National Park is one of the wonderful national parks in Rwanda, and so far the only savannah Park that offers views of the savannah wildlife species such as the Big five animals that include Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes, Rhinos and Elephants. This Park is found in the North-east of Rwanda with over 1122 square kilometers (112200 hectares) in terms of size. Established in 1934, it is one of the must visit destinations during a safari in Rwanda and having elegant facilities like the Akagera Game Lodge would make a safari memorable.

This safari lodge is nestled majestically on a ridge at the Southern side of the park and offers breathtaking views of Lake Ihema at the heart of the savannah plains, the bushes and varied landscapes of rolling hills, deep valleys, numerous Lakes and bog lands. Akagera Game Lodge is known as a serene venue that provides splendid and relaxed ambience for tourists looking for places to unwind and encounter a tranquil wilderness or for unforgettable conferences and meetings.

This midrange lodge offers at least 60 beds inform of single, Double, Family, twin, Executive suites and luxury rooms in cottages and interestingly, all of their rooms have private patios that overlook the magnificent Lake Ihema and relish a breathtaking sunrise or sunset in a typical African wilderness. Each of the rooms is designed with a classic African flair, to feature two beds, reading table, chair and satellite TV to keep you updated on what is happening around you. The most mind-blowing thing about their rooms is that their interiors are personally decorated in line with true Pan-African themes.

Akagera game Lodge also provides the best customer care services to guests and housekeeping services are right on-time due to their courteous, efficient, responsive, highly qualified staff trained to serve to your satisfaction. Each of the rooms in Akagera Game Lodge is carefully laid-out to maximize space and privacy with large and cozy beds, freshly-washed sheets and spectacular décor and lighting. Also feature private/adjoining bathrooms that will make you breath freshness.  The Lodge also features the Shoebill Restaurant with stunning atmosphere and serves mouth-watering cuisines especially a la carte menu from breakfast, lunch to dinner. Interestingly, the Chefs prepare meals with a number of ingredients and spices that are inspiration for preparing the food.

Not only that, there is an Elephant Bar adjoining the shoebill Restaurant and offers visitors with all kinds of drinks such as beers, wines and other soft drinks. A cozy Paradise for serene moments by nights with spectacular views of the African starlit sky. The garden and terrace overlooking the swimming pool and Lake Kivu offers a simple a la carte menu between the meals of long drinks as the sun beats down on the African Savannah landscape. There is also a lounge that overlooks the swimming pool and the Lake. There is nothing as breathtaking as enjoying cocktails, beer, wine or whisky while relishing sweet melodies of soft music, Jazz, blues or local music.

Therefore, other facilities within Akagera game Lodge include Conference rooms for meetings, a swimming Pool for relaxing and cooling to relieve stress and a spacious tennis court. The swimming pool is free for in-house guests and come in with certain poolside services such as clean towels, drinks and snacks.

In conclusion, the Akagera Game Lodge is one of the most comfortable Safari Lodges in Rwanda and features 60 beds, an on-site restaurant, well stocked bar, a conference facility and tennis court among others.

Lake Kivu is one of the most romantic destinations in inland Africa! Lying on the border of Rwanda and Congo, this is one of the dream destinations that offers the unforgettable leisurely experience. At the shores of Lake Kivu is the 5 star Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, the only 5 star hotel in Rwanda.

The luxurious hotel offers the best intercontinental and African cuisine. You can enjoy  the spacious hotel restaurant, swimming pool or at any area of your interest at the hotel. Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, has nice and fabulous rooming which are on international level and for your overnight stay at this lodge really you feel at home.

There are big sized bed rooms which overlook the Lake and during your stay you will relax in the room you can experience the cool breeze from the Lake Kivu.

You can also go for a boat cruise along the Lake Kivu visiting several fish villages. This is highly recommend any on your vacation trip in Rwanda to visit this Lake Kivu beach and stay at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel.

Are you willing to go off the beaten track to visit an exquisite and classic place that will make you relax after a long day of gorilla trekking? If yes, then try and experience comfort  during your gorilla safari in Rwanda with a stay at Bisate Wilderness Lodge. Opened in 2017, Bisate Lodge is found in the natural amphitheater of a worn down volcanic cone and sits on 27 hectares of land. Bisate is a Kinyarwanda word meaning “pieces”, which tells of how the cone was at one time whole/intact but has been worn out by natural erosion.  The Lodge offers phenomenal views of the summits of two of the Volcanoes in the Virunga Massif-Mount Bisoke and Mount Karisimbi rising up through the Afro-Alpine Forests of the surrounding Volcanoes National Park.  This luxury Lodge is located near Kinigi Park Headquarters, which is handy for your early Gorilla trekking briefing at 7am. It is found in a place very far away from other lodges which offers a real feeling of wilderness and being part of the magnificent Volcanoes National Park.

The state of the art architectural design and decoration of Bisate Lodge is derived from Rwandan traditional building and designs as epitomized in the intricate designs of the Royal Palace of the Traditional Monarch in Nyanza. Its globe-shaped and thatched designs are a replica of the thousand of hills and the Virunga Volcanoes, whereas the generously thorough interior designs display surfaces and partitions made from several woven materials with strong resonance of Rwandan rich culture.

Bisate Lodge

This Lodges is made up of 6 forest villas, each composed of a lavish yet intimate amalgamation of charming en-suite bathroom, cozy bedroom and exquisite reception space, all warmed by a central fire place and with mind-blowing views across your exclusive deck towards the magnificent Mount Bisoke and Karisimbi. There are over 12 beds and the amenities you will enjoy include laundry services, local drinks, and free Wi-Fi among others. As earlier mentioned this is a luxury Lodge made up of 12 exquisite rooms and the rates are from $1400 per person per night, and offers value for money because it includes accommodation, meals, all house drinks, laundry services, visit to the Park reforestation site, complimentary in-villa welcome massage treatment (for 30 minutes for the neck, back and shoulder), guided walk to the pyrethrum fields, tasting of Rwandan delicious coffee and tea, wine tasting, sundowners with the magnificent Volcanoes, community walks to the nearby primary and secondary schools, village walk to Bisate, guided walks and vegetable picking, free wireless internet and Government taxes.

You will also enjoy the following at your own cost. Additional in-room massages, champagne and other premium brand drinks and Mountain gorilla trekking with a permits being at $1500 per person. There are over 10 habituated Mountain gorilla groups that can be tracked within Volcanoes National Park, hence 80 gorilla permits are available per day. This activity takes between 30 minutes and over 6 hours and starts with pre-tracking briefing at Kinigi Park Headquarters.

Besides gorilla trekking, other activities exist and can be enjoyed within Volcanoes National Park, and they include Golden monkey tracking, visit to the Dian Fossey gravesite, birding, visit to the Iby’iwacu cultural Village, visit to the Twin Lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera and Volcano climbing (Mount Bisoke and Mount Karisimbi).

In conclusion, with an exquisite luxury Safari Lodge like Bisate Lodge, a tourist who visits the Volcanoes National Park is sure of enjoying nature while at the same time enjoy comfort. This implies that at Bisate Lodge, Nature meets Comfort.